Metcalfe County

Metcalfe County, Kentucky

PO Box 25
Edmonton, KY 42129
Phone: (270) 432-4821
Fax: (270) 432-5176

In south-central KY, east of Bowling Green; organized Feb 1, 1860 from Adair, Monroe, Cumberland, Barren, and Green counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Thomas Metcalfe (1780-1855), KY legislator, governor (1828-32), and U.S. senator (1848-49)

Area (sq mi):: 290.96 (land 290.90; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 35.10
Population 2005: 10,197 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 10,037 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,236; median household $23,540; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,275-$18,496
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pennington Stave and Cooperage is excited to locate our production facilities in Metcalfe County, Ky., said Chad Pennington, the companys president.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome Pennington Stave and Cooperage to Metcalfe County, Sen.
This is outstanding news for Metcalfe County and our entire region, and I want to welcome Pennington Stave and Cooperage and thank them for their investment in this community, Rep.
The opportunity for the residents of Edmonton and Metcalfe County to live and work here is important to me.
Metcalfe County Judge-Executive Stilts thanked those involved in making the project a reality.
I worked with George in the summer of 1977 at a new parish he was building -- Holy Redeemer in Metcalfe County. George already had the thrift shop up and running before I got there.